Last name: STRAW

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STRAW : This last name is indexed 26,493 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

STRAW : 1: English: nickname from Middle English strau(we) ‘straw’ (Old English strēaw) used for a dealer in straw an exceptionally thin man or someone with straw-colored hair. Jack Straw is known as a type in literary works of the 14th century (Chaucer Nun's Priest's Tale).2: Americanized form (translation into English) of German Stroh.

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